Press Release

ThousandEyes Appoints Splunk Veteran as Chief Marketing Officer

October 21, 2014
Sanjay Mehta Joins Leading Network Performance Management Startup ThousandEyes, the company redefining network performance management for today's dynamic and complex networks, today announced that Sanjay Mehta has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer, where he will be responsible for all aspects of marketing. Mehta most recently held the position of Vice President of Product Marketing at Splunk, the leader in Operational Intelligence software, where he was responsible for marketing strategy and execution for the company's core products.

"Sanjay brings exceptional enterprise software expertise and marketing leadership to ThousandEyes," said Mohit Lad, ThousandEyes CEO and Co-Founder. "We've seen extraordinary customer adoption since launching our product last year and are excited to welcome Sanjay to our executive team. Sanjay's insight and industry knowledge will be instrumental as ThousandEyes enters the next phase of its growth and industry leadership."

ThousandEyes emerged from stealth in 2013 and launched a revolutionary new product that, for the first time, provides detailed network visibility all the way from enterprise networks to cloud applications. The product has received numerous prestigious awards and accolades since launch and has seen rapid adoption by customers such as Equinix, Flextronics, Priceline.com, ServiceNow and Twitter, as well as eBay and other members of the Fortune 500.

"ThousandEyes has created an incredible technology, valuable to any organization managing a global network, delivering customer-facing applications or relying on software as a service," said Sanjay Mehta, Chief Marketing Officer of ThousandEyes. "Since launching last year, the company has attracted impressive customers and is well poised to capitalize on the growing need for modern network performance management, designed for today's public and private cloud environments. I am truly excited to join ThousandEyes and the talented team that created this disruptive technology."

During Mehta's six-year tenure leading product marketing at Splunk, the company grew revenues from $10 million to more than $300 million, defined and led the Operational Intelligence category, participated in a successful initial public offering (IPO), grew customers tenfold to more than 7,900 customers in 100 countries, and was recognized as a leader and innovator in the company's core market segments of IT management, applications management, security intelligence, big data analytics and the Internet of Things. Prior to Splunk, Mehta served as Head of Product Marketing in Oracle's Communications Global Business Unit and Senior Director of Product Marketing at Portal Software.About ThousandEyes ThousandEyes is a Network Intelligence platform that delivers visibility into every network an organization relies on, enabling them to optimize and improve application delivery, end-user experience and ongoing infrastructure investments. Leading companies such as Equinix, ServiceNow and Twitter, as well as eBay and other members of the Fortune 500, use ThousandEyes to improve performance and availability of their business-critical applications. ThousandEyes is backed by Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Tenaya Capital and GV (formerly Google Ventures), and has headquarters in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit https://www.thousandeyes.com or follow us on Twitter at @ThousandEyes.

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